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tied up, gagged on a san francisco street. cbs 5 reporter linda yee takes us to that apartment. >> reporter: four women and one man were arrested in a case that even baffles police. >> this is a crime you see in movies. it's certainly disturbing when you find a crime of that nature. >> reporter: sunday evening a man and woman bound on the street. they were tied up, gagged, beaten, one was shot and dumped here. investigators however would not elaborate on the motive. the male victim eventually died. an 18-year-old wool remains in the hospital with serious injuries. investigators tracked down the suspects to a home in hercules. >> there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspects. i can't get into what those relationships are. >> reporter: one of the murder suspects is 32-year-old maelene lintz of san francisco identified by her neighbor. lintz's neighbor is shocked. >> you don't know what's behind what happened. just unexpected. unbelievable. i'm more than surprised she was arrested for. she's not a violent person. >> reporter: lintz lives in the garage ap
's first ever great american fiction contest. cbs 5 reporter linda yee says the magazine has been quietly trying to change its image to keep up with modern times. >> reporter: thoughts of the saturday evening post bring those iconic covers to mind. inside some of the best short stories published. >> jim looked over his shoulder. >> reporter: berkeley author reads a passage from her story wolf. the winning entry of the magazine's first ever great american fiction contest. >> i feel a little plucked out of obscurity. i've had a small audience for a number of years. >> reporter: her story won a cash prize and publication in next month's edition of the post. >> that howling wolf spoke to his heart. >> reporter: her work follows some of the greatest story tellers fostered by the magazine. >> i don't know if i fit in that bunch. jack london is in there. i'm excited to be a part of that stream of authors that the saturday evening post has published. >> reporter: this is to find the next generation of great authors. the post is changing its image. moving from traditional to the modern cover look
, a big bay area school district is accused of mismanaging federal money. cbs 5 reporter linda yee explained what oakland unified will now have to do as a punishment. >> reporter: for years, this private religious school has received thousands of dollars in federal funds. $50,000 just this year, dolled out by the oakland unified school district. it's the school that sends its students out to bart stations to solicit money. tonight they left after we approached them. a joint cbs 5 california watch investigation earlier this year questioned the district's lack of oversight, allowing inflated enrollments by the school to get the federal funding, and the school's alleged misuse of that money. the california department of education took a closer look and has ordered the district to repay nearly $25,000. tonight, we reached the district spokesman out of spoke. >> we dispute the notion or the finding that we have misappropriately handled funds. >> reporter: we questioned the school's use of federal money to pay his wife and son as teachers. >> the wife gets paid $100 an hour for her dutie
member is talking gun regulation and leland yee is pushing for measures in the state. we decided to take this debate into the classroom. >> this is an ar15 rifle. >> reporter: he teaches his studentsp how to use -- students how to use these weapons. >> we are making the choice now, as a business owner, if people are an anti-depressants we are not going to teach them. >> he posted a flier against leland yee's proposal to allow guns reloaded with multiple loads of ammunition. leland yee was in chicago hoping to revive it. >> i think there is an assault weapon ban. the law was passed, signed by the manufacturer, however they found a loophole in the law by modifying these weapons with a bullet button. >> student isn't giving up his legal weapon. >> prior to coming here, all my friends are all these shootings, what do you think about it, i said all these shootings i personally think that, you know, i need to have -- invest in a good gun. >> always keep the gun pointed in the safest possible direction. >> reporter: in a classroom he isn't staunched against tighter gun regulation but he feels t
and you can easily load and unload these magazines. >> reporter: senator yee wants to go much further by adding yearly background checks on gun owners and mental health evallations, but limit the ammunition. >> look right now people are being reactionary about passing gun control laws, but they have no real impact. >> reporter: he is the chairman for the gun rights, but he does not believe that bans on assault weapons or other gun parts are the way to prevent violence. >> if we're serious about trying to make these things stop happening, then we have to notice that they always happen and what are gun-free zones. certainly we're not going to be able to get guns in schools, maybe with police officers, but my gosh, why can't we have tasers for administrators and teachers? >> reporter: a part of the reason why his bill failed last year is because some legislature said they didn't need it. and now that's because technically the attorney general could change it herself. but they believe she'll face a losing legal battle and the most effective way is to go through the state's legislature. in
chief. neighbors tell cbs 5 recorder linda yee it seems to them that it was more talk and few real promises of any action. >> reporter: the mayor and police brass admitted up front violent crime is on the rise. specifically robberies. >> i feel your pain. >> reporter: deputy chief, captains, lieutenants talked about programs they're using. there the focus of this town hall meeting, crime prevention. what is stunning is the multiple shootings that happened in this district less than 24 hours ago they were never mentioned. there were four people shot in the neighborhood. you didn't address it at all. >> there are rules that are being held where people in that particular beat can talk to the officers about specific crime problems. with i want to aggress that there. not everybody here wants to hear about that shooting. >> reporter: one resident called the safety meeting. >> the data is never really up to date. they're always playing catch up with well what happened yesterday? >> reporter: are you convinced there are solutions? >> no. how could you feel that? you have no -- >> reporter:
is on the way. a former big city police chief has been hired to help offer the city some solutions. linda yee on the man with coast to coast credibility. >> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that comes in the form after $250,000 consultant to the police department. legendary lawman bill bratton. he's the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced crime. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he. >> reporter: former san jose police chief says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius in getting the community to work with police. >> previous two working very hard from the outside left and say he didn't get the kind of support he needed to do the job. and i think this is a sign that they're willing to give so
's public universities. senator leland yee's bill would apply to leaders at cal state university and the university of california during lean budget years or when student fees increase. yee passed a similar bill in 2009 but it was vetoed by then governor schwarzenegger. governor jerry brown voted against paying uc berkeley's new chancellor $50,000 more than his predecessor. >>> the national memorial for united flight 93 near shanksville, pennsylvania, has been open for a year. it still needs had millions in donations to be finished. operators of the park say they're $5 million short of what they need to complete the site and build an education center there. 46 people flying on september 11th from newark, newark, to san francisco were killed when flight 93 crashed in that field. the families say they're hoping for a boost from private donors including fortune 500 companies. >> i feel nothing but peace when i'm at the site, when i'm stand oughted sacred ground. >> 450,000 people have already visited the memorial. >>> has our obsession with cell phones risen to the level of an addic
on a city street. one later died. cbs 5 reporter linda yee tells us they knew their attackers well. >> reporter: yes, they did, liz. four women and one man were picked up early this morning at a house in hercules. now, police believe that the suspects did dump their two victims here in this visitacion valley neighborhood and they call this case so bizarre, it could only happen in the movies. now, the man and the women were beat n up and tied up. one of them was shot, left on the street early sunday evening. information police said led them to the five suspects who had been in hercules at the time. they are a 32-year-old san francisco woman and a 21-year- old oakland man both of them charged with murder. the three other suspects, a 19- year-old, 22-year-old and 24- year-old women from hercules have been charged with accessory to murder. investigators say the victims did know their suspects. >> it was established that there was an expensive relationship between the victims -- extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect in this case. i can't get into detail about the re
reporter linda yee that the police took key evidence away including bedding. >> mattresses, like a bed. >> reporter: after they drove away they believe one of the suspects shot steven reed in the neck. both victims were dumped on a sidewalk a half mile away. reed was dead, prado is still in the hospital. >> they were overpowered. whether it was done to send a message, to facilitate the beating and shooting is not clear. >> reporter: cameras weren't allowed to show the suspects in court today. there were four suspects that went before judge, three charged with murder, one with assault. these suspects have nicknames like snow, pocahontas and even killer. they are not sure why the situation started to begin with, why these people were beaten, then bound an gagged. >> they were in some sort of gang of some sort? >> reporter: they are not telling us. they want the public to know this is not random. they all knew each other quite well. >> all right. joe vazquez, thank you. >>> we are learning more about the gunman in yesterday's deadly shooting rampage at an oregon shopping mall. investigat
to stick around. linda yee, cbs 5. >>> lawmakers take their christmas break without resolving the fiscal cliff problems. the millions of dollars in cuts bay area people face if a deal isn't reached. >>> two firefighters respond to a call and get kill bid an excon. why police call it a trap. >>> i am adrianna diaz. ,,,, well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. >>> now at 6:30, president obama and speaker john boehner have one last thing to do before the new year, but will they get a deal together in time to avoid the fiscal cliff? as the leaders on capitol hill try to agree, locals say they are prepared to lose billions. >> locals are brace -- brace for the possibility of cuts. here is the story. >> thi
documented mental health issues from obtaining a firearm. >> and yee adds another state senator is looking at a proposal that put the bushmaster a-r - 15 style rifle. one of the guns the shooter used in the new town school massacre, is one of the most popular weapon's in the country. three- million americans currently have this gun in their homes. kron 4's reggie kumar is here in the studio. to show us how easy it is to purchase the rifle on-line. reggie? pam. it was difficult to find assault rifles like the ar 15 for sale online in the bay area through a private owner. but, i did find one for sale in california on craigslist a private owner located in bakersfield is selling this ar-15 rifle for 900 dollars. the craigslist ad says motivated to sell but willing to trade. i found another ar-15 rifle for sale through a private owner on craigslist in las vegas.the ad says the price is 11 hundred dollars without the optics part, or 17 hundred dollars for everything. some gun ethusiasts also posted ads like this on craigslist asking to purchase a semi automatic rifle, willing to pay up to thousa
to step it up. >> we are going to get a lot of rain before that happens. thanks, linda yee. >>> ann notarangelo is in lafayette. have some homeowners living in a construction zone. >> reporter: yes. crews were here last night and tonight and working nonstop to repair a water line. as for the road that was washed away, it could be weeks if not months before it's fixed. >> sounds like big bang. it's awful. >> i go oh!! i don't dire go out. i just feel like earthquake all the time. >> reporter: it's unnerving to seat road missing. as we talked in their living room their house shook as huge chunks of road were load need trucks. their front yard will be a construction site for months. they worry about their own home. >> we worry will the foundation of the house. might go under or something. >> we're 70 years old and this is the only house we have. [ crying ] >> reporter: yesterday the rains why too much for lafayette creek. logs, branches, debris and a chest of drawers piled up against this trash rack blocking the culvert and the banks overflowed. >> so the water had nowhere to go but ov
] yee haw! ...in those fun little biscuits. someone shot and killed woman who was on a late night bike ride in the east bay. berkeley p >>> look at fades top stories, -- at today's top stories, someone shot and killed a woman on a night bike ride in the east bay. berkeley police are investigating whether this was part of a robbery attempt. officers found the bicyclist near longfellow middle school after 11:30 last night. >>> oakland police have no suspects or motive in a shooting that sent four people to the hospital. a 50-year-old man was found shot to death on east 18th street and three more victims a few blocks away. >>> rain is making a mess of bay area roads. highway 101 at lucky drive in larkspur is one spot that often gets flooded. there's some water on the road there but not too bad. we checked in with pg&e this morning too. it says 75 customers are without power in the bay area. here we go again. >> i mean, it's dumping out there now in parts of the bay area but it doesn't look like it's going to be like it was. but still plenty of rain if yo
5 reporter linda yee that the police took key evidence away including bedding. >> she had it in her room. >> reporter: like what, computer? >> computer, mattresses. >> reporter: mattresses? >> like beds. >> reporter: police believe one of the suspects shot steven reed in the neck. both victims were dumped on a sidewalk about a half mile away on brussels street. steven reed was dead, prado is still in the hospital. >> they were overpowered and, you know, whether it was done to send a message, do to facilitate the beating and shoot something unclear. >> reporter: five suspects were arrested in hercules earlier this week. the woman at the door said the police got it wrong but wouldn't elaborate. can you tell me anything about -- >> happy holidays. >> reporter: in court this afternoon, the judge would not allow to us point cameras at the suspects but of the four that appeared before the judge, two men and one woman were charged with murder, another woman charged with assault. >> one of the women who was arrest who lives in this home has been released and the charges were dropped again
out of but by pressing a button, you can easily to that. >> yee adds, another state senator is looking at a proposal that puts restrictions on ammunition. we will follow the latest with that 4:37. this live look from the east bay. temperatures are at or below in the freezing level. there is a little light at the end of the tunnel but bundle of his freezing out there. . (music) >> welcome back. secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to testify before congress next month about september's deadly attack on the consulate in benghazi, libya. clinton's testimony has been up in the air because she has been recovering from a stomach virus and concussion. an exact date has not been set. two deputy secretaries of state will testify today on capitol hill. fallout from the september attack on americans in benghazi that killed four native.ambassador chris stevens. >> there were was a demonstration of lack of leadership and the senior ranking for their security ... >> four state department officials have resigned under pressure. .because of their roles in the deadly incident. these resignati
. you can see how quickly that can be done. so last year state senator leland yee whose district includes san francisco introduced legislation that would get around or sort of close this loophole and expand our semi-automatic weapon ban to include guns like this. that failed in the appropriations committee. on friday, when these shootings happened, leeland lee said we'll reintroduce the legislation as soon as we reconvene in january of 2013. >> this is a lot of political talk but what are the chances that this actually passes? >> actually good. it was fleshed out very well in the last session. the democrats are vastly supermajority as we know in the assembly and in the senate. we have a governor who is very sympathetic to this. the political will is there and not only that, but i think state legislatures all over the state will be going in this direction. everyone is looking at the obama administration and dianne feinstein but the truth is right here in california, in a democratic-controlled state legislature throughout the country in colorado, illinois, connecticut, and in massa
in connecticut. among them is leland yee a local, state senator. he wants to reintroduce a bullet button ban which failed last year. bullet buttons allow gun users to get around the state ban on detachable magazines. >> it is as if we do not have an assault weapons ban in the state of california. with the bullet button assault rifle, what you can do is buy a magnet and you can easily load and unload these magazines. >> a local gun advocate says bans on certain weapons or parts are not good ways to prevent violence. gene hoffman the chairman of cal gun does support more background checks and mental health evaluations. >>> well, there are new signs of increased support for gun control. a cbs news poll taken after the shootings finds 57% of americans think gun laws should be strict the highest number in a decade. but 66% say at the same time when people are asked about what happened in newtown, that percentage said that tougher gun laws would have little to no effect on preventing that incident of. >>> president obama could have taken action. he said he met with cabinet members to discuss what
cast in this election. norman yee is the official supervisor of district 7. it stretches from mount sutro to the seven cisco's to. >> a woman in a wheelchair is recovering this morning after being run over by muni try and last night. she is hit by the f market trend around 530 near the intersection of church and market streets. police are still trying to figure out if she leaned forward towards a train or she fell out of her wheelchair. as soon as people saw her and she was being dragged and trapped underneath the train. they had the is a special tool to raise the train and pull her out from underneath. she is taken a san francisco general with life-threatening injuries that she is recovering from this morning. it is seven of 11:00 a.m. and a live look outside it does not look too bad outside but it does look like it will rain. we will have details and a couple of minutes. the 715 a m and a live look here at storm tracker 4. most of this wet weather is in ukiah stretching as far as chico. it looks like is making its way closer to santa rosa. this is a slow- moving system but i do an
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